[CentOS] RE: Largish filesystems [was Re: XFS install issue]

Lundgren, Andrew Andrew.Lundgren at Level3.com
Mon Jun 2 19:48:29 UTC 2008

> My personal guess (and probably more than a few others) is that Sun is
> interested in taking the clustering functionality that
> underlies Lustre
> and integrating it with ZFS for a future version of Solaris.
>   Even if
> Sun stops supporting Lustre development on Linux, its GPL open source,
> undoubtedly someone else will pick up the slack...

That could be.  I have spoken with some of the lead cluster fs people (now Sun) about it.  For the next few revs at least it will continue as a Linux product.  ZFS will be put underneath lustre rather than ext3.


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